Central Australia

Iconic landmarks, prolific works of art and discovering stories that have been passed down for generations.

Why choose Central Australia?

  • When you visit Uluru, you will learn from the Anangu people who's ancestors have lived there for tens of thousands of years, and who have travelled 100s of kms to meet at the significant site
  • After spending time with Traditional Owners, you will hold stories in your heart that aren't in the history books
  • The sunsets and sunrises are so beautiful and you see how the light changes the land from dawn to dusk, and the ever evolving colours of the red earth
  • Learn about ongoing practices of bush medicine and bush tucker that make it possible to live in such a climate

Sample Itinerary

Day 1 - The Journey Begins
  • Take an early morning flight to Yulara
  • Meet your Red Earth Leaders and set up camp
  • Enjoy your first sight of Uluru and learn about the Mala creation stories on a tour with a local Anangu guide
  • Visit the Cultural Centre to learn about the significance of this region and local artwork
  • Engage in your first reflection as a group around the campfire
Days 2 - 4 - Yunyarinyi Homeland
  • Travel to Yunyarinyi Homeland by 4WD bus, situated in the APY Lands in South Australia
  • Meet the Traditional Owners and have a yarn around the campfire
  • Spend a day on country looking for bush tucker and visiting significant sites
  • Learn about the traditional ways and hear dreaming stories
  • Explore the homeland as you collect and make your own bush medicine
  • Visit the local school called Kenmore Park where the Traditional Owners teach
  • Learn to cook kangaroo tail using traditional methods over fire
  • Visit the longest running Indigenous Art Centre in the local town of Pukatja
  • Engage in nightly reflections and discussions around the campfire
Days 5 - 7 - Kurku Homeland
  • Travel to Kurku Homeland by 4WD bus
  • Meet the Traditional Owners and receive a smoking ceremony on arrival
  • Experience a language lesson and learn Luritja and Pitjantjatjara words and phrases
  • Listen to truth telling stories around the campfire
  • Learn about the significance of artefacts and make your own clapsticks
  • Try your hand at traditional symbols and techniques in a painting workshop
  • Dig for witchetty grubs and taste these desert delicacies!
  • Engage in nightly reflections and discussions around the campfire
Days 8 - Yulara 
  • Say farewell and travel early to Kings Canyon
  • Enjoy the spectacular ‘Rim Walk’ at Watarrka National Park
  • Return to Yulara by 4WD bus
  • Enjoy a final sunset view of Uluru and your final reflection
Day 9 - Return Home
  • Take in the last sunrise over Uluru
  • Fly home in the afternoon